Atlanta people and places

Cartoonist says Trump threatened legal action; lawyer says not true

9:55 am May. 26, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Guy Berkeley Breathed, creator of the syndicated “Bloom County” strip, posted legal documents on his official, verified Facebook page indicating President Donald Trump’s representatives threatened legal action after the cartoonist posted images of the commander-in-chief.

Not so, the POTUS’ legal rep says.

“.. while Mr. Trump is the nation’s chief executive and thereby a public figure, he retains the rights to both his and his family’s image for

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg calls for online voting, universal basic income

8:30 am May. 26, 2017

In his commencement address to Harvard, his sort-of alma mater, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pitched ideas including online voting and universal basic income and urged the class of 2017 to tackle a number of societal challenges, including climate change and disease.

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“How about stopping climate change before we destroy the planet and getting millions of people involved manufacturing and installing solar

What do you think of the new “Spider-Man: Homecoming” trailer?

9:00 am May. 25, 2017

Atlanta-filmed “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is due out July 7. The newest trailer is out now.

What do you think?

That time RDJ showed up at the Buckhead Diner rocking his fanny pack

“Captain America” stars cheer on the Atlanta Hawks

Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans spotted in Buckhead

The movie reunites Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. as the young new addition to the Marvel crew and his cranky mentor. Both

Morrissey blasts politicians, Queen Elizabeth after Manchester terror attack

4:35 am May. 25, 2017

Alt-rocker Morrissey grew up in Manchester and isn’t the least bit impressed with the official response to the deadly terror attack there this week.

Never one to mince words, the former Smiths frontman has no use for Prime Minister Theresa May, Queen Elizabeth or the mayors of London and Manchester in the days following the massacre and let them all have it in a message posted Tuesday on his official Facebook

Learn this one tip and master fine-dining etiquette

2:26 pm May. 24, 2017

Erika Preval is proprietor of Charm Etiquette, where those of us who could stand a little refresher course in proper etiquette (note: that’s pretty much everyone) can turn to for guidance. Her events quickly sell out – there was waiting list for the May 21 “Time Out: Southern Charm,” held at Bar Margot at the Four Seasons.

Until the next opportunity arises, here are some of her top tips for

Georgia tops California in feature film production, study finds

12:54 pm May. 24, 2017

Georgia tops the list of filming locations with California coming in fourth, behind the United Kingdom and Canada, a new industry study finds.

“Several years ago…Louisiana made national news when it hosted more of the major feature films released in 2013 than any other location worldwide. Fast forward to 2016, and it is another Southern U.S. state that finds itself in the top spot,” a lengthy study by FilmLA

Migos rep blasts report they refused to perform with drag queens on SNL

12:13 pm May. 23, 2017

A spokesman for Atlanta rap group Migos says an anonymously sourced post claiming the guys refused to take the stage with drag queens when they teamed up with Katy Perry on “Saturday Night Live” is “completely false and fabricated.”

MORE: Migos’ latest video was filmed at this Atlanta landmark

The story, initially posted by World of Wonder, has been deleted but not before sparking interest among numerous other media outlets.

NME posted